Deer Run

Deer Run is located in Calgary’s southeast. The Bow River and Fish Creek Provincial Park form the eastern and southern boundaries respectively. Deer Run is well linked to the rest of the city via Bow Bottom Trail and Deerfoot Trail. The area was annexed by the City of Calgary in 1961, however, it was not developed until 1978. Read more facts about Deer Run on the Federation of Calgary Communities website….

Representatives

Peter Demong

Peter Demong, Ward 14 Alderman

Deer Run is combined with 14 other communities in South Calgary to make up Ward 14. The elected Alderman for Ward 14 is Peter Demong.

You can visit his website at: www.calgary.ca/ward14
or join his facebook page for updates at: facebook.com/PeterDemong,
and twitter at: https://twitter.com/#!/peterdemong.

MLA Heather Forsyth

Heather Forsyth, MLA Fish Creek

Richard Gotfried – PC was elected as MLA for Calgary – Fish Creek in 2015. Heather Forsythe retired and did not run for re-election.

You can visit his website here: richardgotfried.ca
or join his on the social web: Facebook, twitter, or linked-in

Recreation

Fish Creek Park – A protected natural green space with the Bow River and walking and biking trails throughout. The park has over 20 square kilometers of space with a restaurant and café, and an Environmental Learning Centre. There are also several day use sites within the park see info here.
Sikome Lake – Man made lake located in Fish Creek Park with sandy beaches, swimming, picnic areas, restrooms, showers, a concession, and trails leading to other areas of the park. See map of location.

Schools

Deer Run Elementary School (Kindergarten to Grade 6) – Visit Website
Wilma Hansen Junior High (Grade 7 to 9) – Visit Website
Don Bosco School (Catholic School Kindergarten to Grade 9) – Visit Website

Deer Run Community Centre

Provides many programs, a fitness gym with equipment, facility rentals including a gymnasium, meeting room, multi-purpose room, racquetball court. Deer Run also offers two outdoor ice rinks in the winter as well as two baseball diamonds and a soccer field.